Grimsland then recognized a need for road ready musicians and collaborators in order to advance. He called on longtime friends and rockers: Daniel Marc (Guitar), Mo Kelly (Bass), and Steven Markota (Drums) to join him in his project.
The Grape and the Grain has quickly grown from a "side-project" to it's own hard working rock-solid establishment with an enthusiastic core following.
Recently the band has returned to Woodstock, NY to begin work on a new release. For their third LP, the band chose to work at The Isokon Recording Studio with owner/operator D. James Goodwin (Craig Finn, Devo, Murder By Death) who has helped push their sound to a new and exciting place.